Today’s #kanji is 論, which is listed under its semantic element of #ごんべん(言), which suggests a connection with language or communication. Its phonetic element is 侖, although 論 and 侖 do not share a sound in Japanese.


Meaning: to argue, to discuss; a theory; an opinion
Reading: ロン

論(ロン): (an) argument, a dispute; a theory, a doctrine; an opinion, a view; an essay, a comment
論外(ロンガイ)(の): out of the question, beside the question, irrelevant, impertinent
論議(ロンギ): (a) discussion, (an) argument
論(ロン)じる: to discuss, to argue, to dispute; to treat of…, to deal with …; to consider, to take into consideration
論文(ロンブン): an essay, a thesis, a paper
論理(ロンリ): logic
議論(ギロン)する: to argue, to discuss, to dispute, to debate
結論(ケツロン): a (final) conclusion, a final judgement
言論(ゲンロン): speech, discussion
討論(トウロン)する: to debate, to discuss, to dispute

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